Update 2021-08-12: According to media reports, on Thursday (12 August), at least two security forces and two civilians were injured in a clash between security forces and suspected terrorists in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-08-12: A gunfight broke out between security forces and terrorists near Qazigund on Thursday (12 August). The terrorists had attacked a convoy that was on its way from Srinagar to Jammu. The skirmish is still ongoing and details are not known so far.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.